Reconciled Beggars

* a sermon preached at New Hope Lutheran Church on February 12, 2017 * Since sermons are primarily intended to be heard, you can listen along here. Texts for the 6th Sunday after the Epiphany: Deuteronomy 30:15-20 + Psalm 119:1-8 + 1 Corinthians 3:1-9 + Matthew 5:21-37 *************** Please pray with me this morning: Gracious God, We … Continue reading Reconciled Beggars

Hard Truths

* a sermon preached at my home congregation Calvary Lutheran Church on August 23, 2015 * ** you may also want to watch and hear this sermon preached. Here is that video. And here is the audio if you prefer to just listen. ** Text: John 6:56-69 *************** Please pray with me: Holy One, Speak truth to us today. Even … Continue reading Hard Truths